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Extreme Showers

Extreme Showers

During the early days in Africa, I wrote a little bit about Extreme Reading. Now I think it’s time to share another, less sought-after experience that I’ve grown accustomed to: Extreme Showering. Anyone who has ever showered in the developing world knows that it’s hit-or-miss. I’ve had it pretty easy on this trip for the … Continue reading

Happy birthday Juliet, and other highlights of Addis

Happy birthday Juliet, and other highlights of Addis

Our first full day in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, was Juliet’s birthday, so we put off getting-to-know-Addis temporarily to celebrate properly, with manicures and massages. In the evening we had birthday cake and champagne at our hotel, courtesy of Juliet’s mom, and then went out for dinner and drinks with a few … Continue reading